half-timbered


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half-timbered

, half-timber
(of a building, wall, etc.) having an exposed timber framework filled with brick, stone, or plastered laths, as in Tudor architecture

Half-timbered

Descriptive of buildings of the 16th and 17th centuries, which were built with strong timber foundations, supports, knees, and studs, and whose walls were filled in between with plaster or masonry materials.

half-timbered

[′haf ¦tim·bərd]
(building construction)
Pertaining to a timber frame building with brickwork, plaster, or wattle and daub filling the spaces between the timbers.

half-timbered

half-timbered
Descriptive of buildings of the 16th and 17th cent. which were built with strong timber foundations, supports, knees, and studs, and whose walls were filled in with plaster or masonry materials such as brick.
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THE construction of a unique new visitor attraction, dedicated to the history of half-timbered buildings, has started.
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The National Trust, which owns the half-timbered pub property, took advice following the fire as to whether the building could be repaired and renovation work has already started.
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As a result these mossy churches, half-timbered pubs, perfect rose gardens and sculptured yew trees are preserved not in aspic, but in vinegar.
It also has traditional brick and stone half-timbered farm buildings with potential for conversion into alternative uses and undulating pastureland bordered by Cwmlladron Brook.
Overall, the city has much to offer those with a taste for the artistic, and wandering through the streets of half-timbered houses you'll find the immense Cathedrale de St Corentin, the largest cathedral in Brittany.
The National Trust, which owns the half-timbered property, is taking advice from specialist engineers on structural damage.
Two thousand years of history have made Chester one of the most picturesque cities in Europe with its ancient walls and medieval half-timbered buildings.